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2 July, 2020

During the meeting with the Prime Minister, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court calls on the authorities in Latvia to cooperate to achieve a common goal

On July 2, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Aigars Strupiss met with Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins to discuss possible cooperation between the executive and the judiciary in order to strengthen the rule of law in the country. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court was pleased with the opportunity to discuss the problems existing in the country from the point of view of both the executive and the judiciary. During the meeting, Aigars Strupiss emphasized the need for all authorities in Latvia to cooperate and engage in discussions. "We are independent, but all in the same boat, and all the authorities in Latvia must row this boat together," the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court said.

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Added: 8 July, 2020

30.06.2020. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKA-233/2020

Reliģiskās organizācijas (draudzes) reorganizācija, ja tā ir pieņēmusi lēmumu izstāties no reliģiskās savienības (baznīcas)

Added: 8 July, 2020

02.06.2020. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKA-258/2020

Valsts pienākuma apjoms nodrošināt ieslodzītajam medicīnisko palīdzību, ja tā nav neatliekama vai ieslodzītas necieš spēcīgas vai ilgstošas sāpes

Added: 7 July, 2020

30.06.2020. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKA-92/2020

Darījuma esība un tā elementu noskaidrošana pievienotās vērtības nodokļa piemērošanā

Added: 7 July, 2020

30.06.2020. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKA-300/2020

Laika, kurā persona ir bijusi nodarbināta kā pašnodarbinātais un pati veikusi par sevi sociālās apdrošināšanas iemaksas, ieskaitīšana izdienas stāžā

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News and current events

2 July, 2020

During the meeting with the Prime Minister, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court calls on the authorities in Latvia to cooperate to achieve a common goal

On July 2, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Aigars Strupiss met with Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins to discuss possible cooperation between the executive and the judiciary in order to strengthen the rule of law in the country. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court was pleased with the opportunity to discuss the problems existing in the country from the point of view of both the executive and the judiciary. During the meeting, Aigars Strupiss emphasized the need for all authorities in Latvia to cooperate and engage in discussions. "We are independent, but all in the same boat, and all the authorities in Latvia must row this boat together," the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court said.

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Added: 8 July, 2020

02.06.2020. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-258/2020

Extent of the State’s obligation to provide medical treatment to a prisoner if it is not urgent or the prisoner does not suffer severe or lasting pain; Provision of a prisoner with visual correction tools (glasses)

Added: 8 July, 2020

30.06.2020. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-233/2020

Reorganization of a religious organization (congregation), if it has decided to leave a religious union (church)

Added: 7 July, 2020

30.06.2020. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-174/2020

Provision of a prisoner with the dental assistance

Added: 7 July, 2020

30.06.2020. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-93/2020

Refund of value added tax wrongly paid by a foreign company

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